Saturday, November 15, 2008

Vintage Christmas Shopping Guide 1957



These pictures are from the Jewel Catalog 1957. Oh the house dresses, does anyone wear house dresses anymore? Now if you click on the images you can see the prices. Join the party http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/.


16 comments:

Teresa said...

What a cute post! Circa 1957, I'm sure some of those toys would have been on my letter to Santa. Thanks for the memories!

G. Bloom said...

Happy Pink Saturday! I love the toys, dolls, and the pink house dresses. Very I Love Lucy!
Gina

Anne Fannie said...

I had that doll with that trunk!
Happy Pink Saturday
Love, Ann

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

Such a fun blast from the past TFS!!!
*Happy Pink Saturday*

Beverly said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Denise.

I love this post. These things remind me of when I was a little girl.

Couture de Papier said...

OO! I was 2yrs old in 57'!Come by and pick up your blog award!

PlantBuddy said...

Housedresses. My mom wore them. Haven't heard of them for years. Thanks for the memories.

imjacobsmom said...

This is a cool post! The prices of the items are unreal! Shoes for 2.98 and house dresses 10.98. Hope you are having a Happy Pink Saturday! ~ Robyn

Joy said...

I just love the charm and style of this era.

Happy To Be said...

What a great trip now memory lane today...thanks for sharing this..and thanks for coming by my PINK Saturday girl..I see you also live in Calif..as I do..your blog is really pretty..hugs and smiles Gloria

Katie said...

Oh aren't those something? WOW! Happy Pink Saturday!

erin said...

Aren't these ads lovely! Happy Pink Saturday!

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

Sweet post Denise! Let's see, I was 5 way back in 1957! LOL! Those were the days! Nice pictures of the store and hope your sells are high!

Hugs,
Maryjane

CC said...

What a great post. Love those vintage pinks. Happy late Pink Saturday..come visit.

CEDAR JUNCTION said...

A little before my time, but what a great post!

Teresa

jackieb said...

Denise, love the pics of the 1957 catalog. I think I got one of those baby carriages for christmas one year. ha ha
Sorry we didn't have time to talk this month at the barn...time flies doesn't it.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
jackieb